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Jordan Peterson: I wish Cambridge's Faculty of Divinity the obscurity it deeply deserves

9 minutes ago   |   National Post

From CamDivinity, this morning : “ Jordan Peterson requested a visiting fellowship at the Faculty of Divinity, and an initial offer has been rescinded after a further review...
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DealBook Briefing: The Fed Gave Trump What He Wants, Carefully

35 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Central bank forecasts suggest that it won't raise rates this year, and Wall Street couldn't be happier.
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Stock futures tread water after Fed turns more accommodative

45 minutes ago   |   Reuters

U.S. stock index futures were subdued on Thursday, a day after the Federal Reserve abandoned projections for any interest rate hikes this year amid signs of an economic slowdown.
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Global stocks wilt as Fed shift sparks stampede into bonds

1 hour ago   |   Reuters

European shares wilted and there was a stampede into bonds on Thursday, after the U.S. Federal Reserve's abandonment of all plans to raise rates this year left traders...
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Markets are reeling after a 'bizarre' Fed surprise

Markets are reeling after a 'bizarre' Fed surprise

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

The Federal Reserve surprised markets by cutting its interest-rate forecast to zero hikes this year and just one in 2020. The US-China trade war appears set to linger after...
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Official: 3rd pilot aided next-to-last Lion Air flight

2 hours ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

JAKARTA, Indonesia - The chairman of Indonesia's transportation safety agency confirmed Thursday that a third pilot was in the cockpit of a Lion Air Boeing 737 Max 8 on a...
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Just in Time for the Primaries: Politicians Who Smile Get More Votes, Says a Japanese Study

3 hours ago   |   Time

As the candidate pool for the 2020 U.S. presidential election gets increasingly crowded, one researcher may have some helpful advice for contenders. A ground-breaking study...
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Northam signs bill to lower taxes on tampons, diapers

3 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

Virginians will soon be paying fewer taxes on tampons and diapers. Gov. Ralph Northam announced Wednesday that he'd signed legislation that lowers the sales tax rate on...
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After the fall: How to take advantage of lower rates

3 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

By STAN CHOE NEW YORK - So much for those worries about rising interest rates. Just a few months ago, rising rates were bearing down on everyone from home buyers to stock...
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Fed puts rate hikes on hold indefinitely

3 hours ago   |   Reuters

The Federal Reserve held its key interest rate steady and erased plans to hike rates this year as it downgraded its outlook for the global economy. Conway G. Gittens reports.
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New Zealand bans all assault weapons immediately

New Zealand bans all assault weapons immediately

The ban includes assault rifles, high-capacity magazines and "military style semi-automatic rifles" like the weapons used in last Friday's attacks on two Christchurch mosques. Read more ...

Family seeks 'Disney-mad' nanny to dress as princesses for $53,000

Family seeks 'Disney-mad' nanny to dress as princesses for $53,000

Imagine getting paid $53,000 to babysit while dressed as a Disney princess. Read more ...

Part 4 of 4: Local organization working to end homelessness in KC

Part 4 of 4: Local organization working to end homelessness in KC

"reStart Inc" has served over 30,000 homeless individuals in 37 years Read more ...

Celtics fall to 76ers after building 11-point halftime lead

Celtics fall to 76ers after building 11-point halftime lead

Marcus Smart was ejected after shoving Joel Embiid in the back. Read more ...

Patriots owner Robert Kraft declines plea deal in prostitution case

Patriots owner Robert Kraft declines plea deal in prostitution case

Prosecutors have offered to drop misdemeanor charges against Kraft in exchange for fines, community service and an admission they would be found guilty should the case go to... Read more ...

Trump ramps up trade war, saying US will keep tariffs on China for a...

Trump ramps up trade war, saying US will keep tariffs on China for a 'substantial period'

US President Donald Trump put further pressure on trade war talks with China after indicating that tariffs on goods wouldn't be immediately lifted in the event of a deal. Trump... Read more ...

Flyers, Blackhawks, Sabres and Lightning to Europe in '19-20

Flyers, Blackhawks, Sabres and Lightning to Europe in '19-20

The Chicago Blackhawks and Philadelphia Flyers will open next season in Prague and the Buffalo Sabres and Tampa Bay Lightning will play two games in Stockholm as part of the... Read more ...

RFK speech, songs by Jay-Z, Cyndi Lauper being added to National Recording...

RFK speech, songs by Jay-Z, Cyndi Lauper being added to National Recording Registry

Songs performed by Jay-Z, Cyndi Lauper and a Robert F. Kennedy speech are among 25 recordings being inducted to the National Recording Registry. Read more ...

Lawsuit: Harvard 'shamelessly' profits from photos of slaves

Lawsuit: Harvard 'shamelessly' profits from photos of slaves

A woman has sued Harvard University, claiming the school has "shamelessly" turned a profit from images of two 19th century slaves she says are her ancestors. Read more ...

James Harden pours in 57, but Rockets fall to Grizzlies in OT

James Harden pours in 57, but Rockets fall to Grizzlies in OT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - James Harden scored 57 points but the Memphis Grizzlies outlasted Houston 126-125 in overtime Wednesday night, handing the Rockets only their second loss in... Read more ...